First Look: Swan/Koistinen film by Tekla Vály

We are privileged indeed to be given the first look at the new movie by Tekla Vály, based on the recent EP by Astrid Swan and Stina Koistinen, simply titled “Swan/Koistinen”. The music brings together two artists we have featured a number of times here on SWIT. The compositions cover the gamut of emotions associated…

Super World Indie EP Of The Week: Stars On Fire are on fire

Super World Indie EP Of The Week – 4/7/2019: “blue skies above” by Stars On Fire. I grew up musically during the late seventies/early eighties and was a huge fan of a plethora of punk and new wave bands. There was nothing I liked better then than short, lo-fi, messy tunes. Songs that said ‘allo,…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: Somehow the eyes have it

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 02.07.2019: “Shut your Eyes and See” by Somehow. Well now. This is definitely my SWIT tune of the year so far. “Shut your Eyes and See” is simple, elegant, impossibly melancholic and implausibly hopeful. The song resolves and revolves around a brilliant bassline but it’s the wonderful melody…

Remington super 60 know how to cut a track

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 28.06.2019: “The Highway Again” by Remington super 60 It’s my kids’ last day of school before the summer break and we’re all getting into the holiday spirit with this peach of a track from Norway’s Remington super 60. I especially love that scrambled synth thing they do.10 SWITS…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: We wooden be surprised if you love this.

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 21.06.2019: “Lumen” by Wooden Peak. Wooden Peak, the German indie duet, is releasing some new versions of older tunes, and “Lumen” is the second track to receive a very pleasing electronic make-over, it’s out now on TELESKOP. “Lumen” was originally released on their debut LP in 2011 (seems…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: Ē are a shore thing

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 18.06.2019: “Afraid Of The Ocean” by Ē. Hello! This is “Afraid Of The Ocean” by Oslo-based Ē. The band are adept at writing lo-fi pop songs suffused with shadow and light. Looping rhythms, wiry guitars and world-weary, sugar-spun vocals combine to wonderful effect. “Afraid Of The Ocean” is…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day – Tennis Club deserve a big break.

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 15.06.2019: ” Vodkas” by Tennis Club. Anette rushed into the office, brandishing a pink LP in the air. “What the deuce is that?” I exclaimed. She whacked it onto the turntable and replied: “It’s the new disc from Tennis Club, it’s ace”. As the first bars of “Vodkas”…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: Eefje de Visser is older and wiser

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 14.06.2019: ” Zwarte Zon” by Eefje de Visser. We’ve been waiting a long time for new music from SWIT favourite Eefje de Visser. Her 2016 LP “Nachtlicht” is a modern-day classic and “Staan” from the album was in our Top 10 tracks. So, I’m really delighted to report…